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COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 3, Friday, 27 March 2020

The Embassy staff will, effective March 30, 2020, be performing their duties remotely via telework arrangements as a mitigation response to the spread of the coronavirus. In view of the foregoing, all in-person interviews will be suspended until further notice. That notwithstanding, applicants for visa will be required to submit their application packages by postage mail. ...

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Government set to launch ENT Strategic Plan

WASHINGTON DC- SUNDAY July 16, 2017-First Lady Esther Lungu has announced that Government has developed an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Strategic Plan that feeds into the national health plan.

Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Five Reasons To Visit Zambia Now

Spot The Leopard - South Luangwa National Park has one of the highest density of big game anywhere in Africa, and is a famous destination for leopard sightings.

Thu, Aug 20, 2015 Thu, Aug 20, 2015

H.E Ambassador Simbyakula Meets With Zambians Working At The World Bank and IMF ahead of The Spring Meetings

H.E Ambassador Simbyakula Meets With Zambians Working At The World Bank and IMF ahead of The Spring Meetings

Wed, Apr 4, 2018

The Auditor General’s Office to sign MoU with the Public Procurement Authority

October 6th, 2014 - The Auditor General’s Office to sign MoU with the Public Procurement Authority
The office of the Auditor General is finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding to be signed soon with the office of the Public Procurement Authority whose main aim will be to allow the former monitor large procurement contracts.

Wed, Oct 8, 2014

President Hichilema, VP Harris Confer at White House

Washington D.C., Wednesday 22 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema Wednesday met with Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House as Zambia and the United States of America exchanged strong commitments to further the abiding ties between the two countries and to further strengthen democracy.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Foreign Affairs, Home Affairs and IOM Officials in Washington for Diaspora Policy Engagements

Washington D.C., Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 – A three-person delegation comprising officers from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Home Affairs and the International Organisation for Migrations (IOM) were in Washington D.C to brief the Zambian Mission in the United States about progress in the implementation of the Diaspora Policy.

Wed, Oct 23, 2019
Lusaka fastest growing city in the SADC region (Part 1)

Lusaka, as an investment destination

Lusaka, Zambia’s heartland and capital city is the country’s chief administrative centre and a major financial, transportation, and manufacturing hub. Lusaka is one of the fastest growing cities in the SADC region with a population that stands at 1,461,000, this according to the Southern African cities network.

Mon, Mar 2, 2015 Mon, Mar 2, 2015

Government Sets Priority Policy Objectives, Intensifies Tapping into Diaspora Potential

Washington D.C., Thursday, 10 September 2020 — Government has set into motion enhanced action on implementation of the diaspora policy in order to expand and realize the enormous potential that Zambians abroad have.

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Government To Construct 5,000 Houses For Civil Servants In Zambia

Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Ronald Chitotela says Government has earmarked to build 5,000 (five thousand) houses for civil servants starting from the second quarter of this year. This follows a directive by His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing to build houses for civil servants and upgrade most of the unplanned settlements across the country.

Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Information and Broadcasting Minister Mwansa Kapeya says government will launch a campaign to allow Zambians know the benefits of the Freedom of Information Bill

February 12, 2014 - Information and Broadcasting Minister Mwansa Kapeya says government will embark on a vigorous campaign to enable people throughout the country know the benefits of the Freedom of Information Bill

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

Renowned Jazz Guitarist Robert Mwamba Pays Courtesy Call On The Embassy

Robert Mwamba is a Zambian-born jazz guitarist who's Debut Album "Coastin'' features 3 Grammy Award Winning Artists and a Grammy Nominee.

He will be performing at the nation's finest Jazz club ,Blues Alley in Washington DC with special guest star Cynda Williams on Wednesday June 26, 2019 for two Shows only at .8pm & 10pm

Cynda Williams has co-starred with icons such as Denzel Washington and Wesley Snipes in the Oscar Award film "Mo Better Blues" and has had a number one R&B Single "Harlem Blues".

Tue, Jun 18, 2019
Promoting Renewable Energy Investment in Zambia

Promoting Renewable Energy Investment in Zambia

Please take a moment to watch the video

Wed, Aug 3, 2016

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 5, Friday, 17 April 2020

The partial closure of the embassy has been extended to 30 April 2020. The issuance of visas has been suspended and anyone seeking a visa for travel deemed to be essential should submit their application to the Lusaka immigration authorities, with justification, for consideration...

Fri, Apr 17, 2020

Exhibiting at Carlisle Expo Centre

Diplomats join Colonel Musonda Ntenga in exhibiting at the Carlisle Expo Centre where 70 countries from different parts of the world participated. Colonel Ntenga is currently attending a course at the Army War College in Pennsylvania. Over 800 Residents turned up to sample various cultural dishes as well as to interact with the foreign students and diplomats.

Thu, Nov 2, 2017

Ambassador Mulonda commends Zambians in the Diaspora for medical supplies donation to Zambia

July 16, 2014 - Zambia's Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda has applauded some Zambians in the Diaspora for recognizing needs in Zambia and committing to providing support.

Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Government to rollout Diaspora Policy

Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, says Government will soon rollout the Diaspora Policy to engage Zambians living abroad to contribute to national development.

Mon, Nov 5, 2018
Zambia's Best!  Africa's Wild Child Has Plenty to Offer

Good News On the Tourism Front in Zambia

The impact on the tourism industry of the West African Ebola crisis is visibly lessening. It is fair and seems timely to detail some of the good news that has been coming out of Zambia just recently.

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Led by the Zambia Embassy, Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) Meets with Los Angeles Mayor's Office, Business Community and Chamber of Commerce

The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA), led by the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia, Washington DC, had meetings with the Office of the Mayor, Los Angeles, the business community and the LA Chamber of Commerce on 27 and 28 September 2023.

The meeting at the Mayor's office which was led by the Deputy Mayor International Affairs, Erin Bromaghim brought together stakeholders from the U.S. Department of Commerce, a Venture Capital firm, the Chairperson of the LA Lusaka sister company committee, and officials from the LA city department of International Affairs, amongst others.

Mon, Oct 2, 2023

Government set to launch ENT Strategic Plan

WASHINGTON DC- SUNDAY July 16, 2017-First Lady Esther Lungu has announced that Government has developed an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Strategic Plan that feeds into the national health plan.

Wed, Jul 19, 2017

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